Kama 2011 Benefit Reading Series
World Literacy Canada and the Centre for City Ecology would like to invite you to attend an evening of readings and stimulating discussion with three urban thinkers: Ken Greenberg, Suketu Mehta, Doug Saunders.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Park Hyatt, Toronto (4 Avenue Road)
Doors open at 6:30pm and the readings begin at 7:00pm. Books will be available for purchase with a book signing at the end of the evening.
Tickets are $60 with a $30 tax receipt, and include complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
Proceeds from this event benefit World Literacy Canada!
About the speakers:
He is an architect, urban designer, teacher, writer, former Director of Urban Design and Architecture for the City of Toronto, and Principal of Greenberg Consultants. For over three decades he has played a pivotal role on public and private assignments in urban settings throughout North America and Europe. His new book, Walking Home: The Life and Lessons of a City Builder, will be published in May 2011.
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found
Suketu Mehta's book about Bombay won the Kiriyama Prize and the Hutch Crossword Award, and was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize. Mehta was born in Calcutta and raised in Bombay and New York. He is a graduate of New York University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
Doug Saunders is a well-known Canadian journalist, columnist and reporter for The Globe and Mail. His writing has won the National Newspaper Award on four occasions. His latest book explores the effects of the final wave of rural-urban migration on the cities of the world.
How to get tickets:
In person:From the Centre for City Ecology during office hours
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 404
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